Turkey: Human rights 2014 timeline

A review of how events in Ankara and in Strasbourg have helped to shape this year’s human rights news.

Video: Jana Minochkina’s 2015 wish – No hiding place for hate speech

Russian online activist Jana Minochkina, 26, reveals what happened when she was targetted by extremists, how she copes with internet trolls and outlines what the campaign against online bigotry means to her.

Hungary: New European court hearing for former Strasbourg judge’s human rights complaint

Judges have accepted Hungary’s request for a new hearing into a complaint from a former European Court judge that national authorities breached his human rights

Nils Muižnieks: Discrimination against Hungary’s Roma, Jews, LGBTI, asylum seekers and refugees is getting worse

A new report on Hungary, by human rights commissioner Nils Muižnieks, shows that discrimination against the country’s most vulnerable groups is worsening.

Nils Muižnieks’ concern at Turkey’s “chilling message to journalists and disssenting voices”

“Media freedom has been a long-standing problem in Turkey and such measures carry a high risk of cancelling out the progress Turkey has painstakingly achieved in recent years,” the Comissioner for Human Rights declared, in response to Turkey’s action against journalists and media professionals.